SBS 2008 Listener Port Creation HEP!

Discussion in 'Windows Small Business Server' started by DaveA, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. DaveA

    DaveA Guest

    We have a new SBS 2008 server, which we have an application installed on, but
    their is a bug that means the application does not create/enable the listener
    port.

    When running a netstat -apo tcp there should be port 663 listening on
    127.0.0.1, but it is not created, is their a way to create this manually?

    We have the port in the firewall/router, and in the advanced firewall in SBS
    2008, but it is not listening.

    Thanks

    Regards

    Dave
     
    DaveA, Jun 19, 2009
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  2. DaveA

    DaveA Guest

    No, we could open the port that is fine.

    However if you run a netstat -apo tcp, it will show what ports are listening
    for someting to connect, which is completely seperate to the firewall. The
    firewall allows traffic in, but does not create the applications ability to
    listen for its traffic, this is different.

    I spoke to the software vendor, they have seen this issue before, but this
    will not be fixed yet, as it will be in the next software update, there is a
    way to create a listener port, just cant remember how I have done it before,
    but that was under SBS 2003 not SBS 2008.

    Regards

    Dave
     
    DaveA, Jun 19, 2009
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  3. Hello Dave,

    Thank you for posting here.

    According to your description, I understand that:

    An application fail to listen a specific port on the SBS 2008 sever.

    If I have misunderstood the problem, please don't hesitate to let me know.

    Suggestions:
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    As the issue happen on a 3rd party application, I'd like to know whether
    you have the test to verify whether the application is compatible with the
    Windows Server 2008 (Windows Longhorn). If you are not sure about that,
    please contact the application provider to get more compatibility
    information.

    Moreover, for the existence of UAC (user account control) in Windows Server
    2008, I'd like to know how it works if you run the application as
    administrator.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let me
    know.




    Best regards,

    Miles Li
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    Miles Li [MSFT], Jun 19, 2009
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